The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

I started out in the Kennedy Middle School Speech Club, and in high school, became part of Monta Vista Speech and Debate.

Throwing away my fear

April Wang, Copy Editor May 27, 2022

I am, and will always be, an introvert. No one can tell me otherwise. Let’s face it, anyone who knew me in elementary school will probably remember me as the girl who was perpetually hunched over and...


Meggie Chen April 27, 2022
Exploring how fear affects three MVHS student-athletes in their sport
Challenging myself to step outside my comfort zone and take risks

For the first time

Anushka De, News Editor May 22, 2020
Step one in my journey to becoming a braver person
Illustration by Iman Malik. This is a fishbowl that represents a fishbowl discussion. The six other fish are talking while one of them is lonely.

Speaking up: How teachers work with students with speech anxiety

Sophia Chen and Alyssa Hui March 11, 2020
Teachers explain their ways of dealing with student anxiety when speaking in class
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Bulletproof Backpacks: A safety measure versus capital product

Rachel Jiang and Aditi Dixit October 24, 2019
Exploring MVHS opinions about whether or not these precautions for gun violence are beneficial
Unpacking paranoia: Amazon Key shouldnt scare us so much

Unpacking paranoia: Amazon Key shouldn’t scare us so much

Nathan Stevens November 17, 2017

ast month, I signed up for Amazon Prime, joining the 85 million other Amazon Prime members for one simple reason — I hate waiting for shipping. Has anyone ever really received their package in “five...


With age comes change

Karen Sanchez September 13, 2017

As the cable car glided along it’s path in the air, she couldn’t help but shed tears in response to the gut-wrenching terror. Every single time one of her family members shifted slightly in their seats,...

Fear busters

Fear busters

Charlotte Chui September 13, 2017

For most, the word fear evokes an immediate mental image, whether it be public speaking, failing a test or a spider inching closer. The image that comes to mind likely spurs a strong reaction: heartbeat...

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